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Esther 5:8

Context
NETBible

If I have found favor in the king’s sight and if the king is inclined 1  to grant my request and perform my petition, let the king and Haman come tomorrow to the banquet that I will prepare for them. At that time 2  I will do as the king wishes. 3 

XREF

Es 6:1-13; Pr 16:9

NET © Notes

tn Heb “if upon the king it is good.” Cf. the similar expression in v. 4, which also occurs in 7:3; 8:5; 9:13.

tn Heb “and tomorrow” (so NASB); NAB, NRSV “and then.”

tn Heb “I will do according to the word of the king,” i.e., answer the question that he has posed. Cf. NCV “Then I will answer your question about what I want.”



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